Arrest made in scrap metal theft

September 18, 2012

A 36-year old Oconeean has been arrested on two charges in the Seneca police investigation of metal stolen from a closed business on By-Pass 123. Law enforcement records show William Alan Lake of the Old Clemson Highway was arrested yesterday and charged with the theft of scrap metal at Hughes Equipment and Rental and pulling…

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9/18 Top Political Headlines

September 18, 2012
9/18 Top Political Headlines

* NBC’s “First Read” has a take on the current state of the Mitt Romney campaign following the surreptitiously recorded video of Romney telling wealthy donors that “47%” of the country “who believe they are victims” will vote for Obama no matter what.  “What is so potentially deadly about this video is the timing, because…

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A Turning Point event

September 18, 2012

The Turning Point Church of God near Walhalla can be a turning point this month for Oconee and Anderson residents who have stopped reporting in to the state probation, parole and pardon offices in the two counties. According to Gerald Black, the Anderson Agent-in-Charge, and his Oconee counterpart, Greg Stewart, this is a joint effort…

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Seneca PC addresses changes

September 18, 2012

Map changes and outdoor displays are matters for which Seneca Planning Commission focused attention during its meeting last night at City Hall. Tammy Sanford, city planner, describes the need to catch up with recently-approved zoning changes to ensure that the city’s zoning map is up to date. And by outdoor displays, Sanford says, the commission…

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“Project Star”=Hampton Inn & Suites

September 18, 2012

It became official at 10 this morning that “Project Star” is a Hampton Inn and Suites for Seneca, a product of the Hilton Hotel chain. The hotel is to contain 100 rooms, four stories, and an investment of $10 million or more. The Hampton Inn and Suites is to employ 38 people. Ground is to…

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BREAKING: Seneca announces major hotel project

September 18, 2012
BREAKING: Seneca announces major hotel project

At a City Hall press conference in Seneca this morning, officials announced plans for the construction of a new Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton hotel project on East North First Street behind Seneca Bank and Trust.  Members of Oconee County Council, and Oconee’s legislative delegation were on hand for the announcement from Seneca Mayor…

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  • September 20, 2014John W. Gibson Reunion
  • September 20, 2014Calling All Christians to Unite in Prayer
  • September 20, 2014 6:00 amCommunity Yard Sale Fundraiser
  • September 20, 2014 8:00 amGolf Tournament to Benefit Juvenal Diabetes Research in Honor of Page Holcombe
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